Gathering of Family & FriendsSt. Peter Ev. Luthernan Church - Weyauwega
Weyauwega, WI 54983
Age 79, of Weyauwega, went to his heavenly home on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Crossroads Care Center in Weyauwega. He was born on July 9, 1939 in Weyauwega, son of the late Alton and Dorothy (Holcombe) Billington. On July 26, 1958 he was united in marriage to Eunice Rae Koplien in Weyauwega at St. Peters Ev. Lutheran Church, of which they are still members. Dick was an avid outdoors man, enjoying hunting and fishing. He was well known for his sense of humor!
Dick is survived by his wife, Eunice; his four children, Pam (Kevin) Welch, Jon (Cherie), Barb (Chad) Stilen and Ben (Michelle); eleven grandchildren, Jared Billington, Rebecca Billington, Whitney Welch, Bryce Welch, Courtney and Nick Marks, Brooklyn Billington, Steven Billington, Nyke and William Block, Nyckol Stilen, Jaydlynn Billington and Broc Billington; three great-grandchildren, Wyatt Welch, Connor Kersten and Tenley Marks and brother Jim (Pat). Dick is further survived by a loving extended family of nieces, nephews and many friends he made along the way- especially his good friends, Joe and Gloria Swedesky from New London.
Besides his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his son, Brad Billington (1995); his brother, Harold (Davene) Billington and mother and father-in-law, Ed and Dora Koplien.
A memorial service for Richard will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church in Weyauwega, with Rev. Aaron Kristopeit officiating. A gathering of family and friends will take place at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service.